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08 Jan: Innovation Now: 5 Award-Winning CES Gadgets Already at Best Buy

Much of CES is about looking to the future of technology, but it’s also an opportunity to celebrate the most innovative products of the present.

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from CES 2016 now, visit BestBuy.com.[/callout]Earlier this week, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced its Innovations Award honorees for CES 2016. The annual competition recognizes outstanding design and engineering in consumer tech products.

The 2016 honorees include everything from a robotic bartender to a 3-D-printed hand. Those products have been on display for attendees to view at a CES showcase.

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08 Jan: 5 Ways Your Smart Home Is About to Get Even Smarter

Smart home technology is no longer the new kid on the block at CES. In fact, this year’s displays make it clear this category is growing up fast.

From thermostats and light bulbs to door locks and security cameras, homeowners have access to more connected products than ever before. And smartphone apps make it easy to control all of those so-called “Internet of Things” devices, whether you’re in the living room or on the go.

The Consumer Technology Association, the group that runs CES, expects sales of connected home products to increase 21 percent in 2016, to 8.9 million units sold.

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08 Jan: Meet HDR, the Latest in TV Technology

The newest big-screen TVs are always a top draw on the CES show floor, providing an early look at the drool-worthy technology that will be heading to Best Buy stores and consumers’ living rooms in the year ahead.

Recent years have featured the launch of 4K Ultra HD and OLED displays. There have been 100-inch screens and TVs so incredibly thin they make your smartphone look fat.

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Best Buy’s TV buying guide will get you up to speed.

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07 Jan: Get a Smarter Car Without Buying a New One

Smart car technology isn’t taking its foot off the gas as it zooms into CES 2016 this week.

Nine automakers and more than 100 tech companies are showing off the hottest trends, from interactive touchscreens to dash cameras to self-driving cars.

The connected car is fast becoming the standard for new vehicles. Fortunately, you don’t have to take on a big, new car payment to upgrade your ride to “smart car” status. And, considering the average car on the road in the U.S.

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31 Dec: Best Buy at CES: Watching Trends, Eyeing Tech’s Future

CES 2016 kicks off Jan. 6 in Las Vegas, with more than 170,000 people coming from around the world to see the latest and greatest in consumer electronics — from TVs and smart home devices to 3-D printing and autonomous cars.

Best Buy will be there, as it is every year, to meet with tech manufacturers and check out the coolest new products about to hit the market. We also have a team of people who will be scouring CES 2016 to find the emerging technology that‘s still years away from landing on our shelves.

23 Jan: Announcement: Best Buy Scores Amy Poehler for “Big Game” Commercial

MINNEAPOLIS, February 23, 2013 – Best Buy confirms that comedic A-lister Amy Poehler will star in the retailer’s third consecutive Super Bowl commercial set to debut on Feb. 3 during the first quarter of the Big Game. Just coming off of her highly successful and hilarious co-hosting duties for the Golden Globe Awards, Poehler brings the Best Buy story to life for millions of football and advertising fans in a very funny and compelling way.

“Amy Poehler’s Golden Globe performance left us all wanting to see more of her.

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03 Jun: Best Buy Paints an Exciting Picture for Gamers at E3

Best Buy announces new promotions and trade-in program incentives in advance of some of the most anticipated title releases ever

Best Buy E3 3D Art Installation – Exclusive Raptor Armor skin for Halo 4

MINNEAPOLIS & LOS ANGELES (June 3, 2012) – At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) reaffirmed its commitment to gaming, announcing new promotions and exclusive content for some of the most anticipated titles of the year. Additionally, the team shared new pre-order incentives including exclusive Halo 4 content, a special offer for Reward Zone Gamer’s Club Unlocked members and a new trade-in bonus offer.